Friday , February 23 2018

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Averof: How an armored cruiser becomes a ship model!

How an armored cruiser becomes a ship model…. The idea for this post came from my pal Giannis! Watching the pictures of the creation process reminded me of my brother, who used to spend endless hours on  ship modeling See the whole process of creating a ship model from a …

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Historical Orphanage to return to Ecumenical Patriachate

   Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan highlighted the further boosting of Greek-Turkish relations in talks he held with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in Istanbul on Wednesday, on the sidelines of a SouthEast European Cooperation Process (SEECP) summit.    Erdogan mentioned the importance of the implementation of the agreements signed during …

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Stranded Tourists at Piraeus Port

Elderly sitting on their luggage, mothers with their children, foreign tourists on vacation, drivers delivering wares… Hundreds of travelers are stranded on the docks of Piraeus port as striking port workers prevented passengers to board ship and ferries. Dozens of port workers of PAME – Communists Trade Union – have prevented …

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Stranded in Greece? No worries! Greek tax payers will come up for room & board!

Flight canceled? Train stuck ? Cruiser off shore? ARE YOU A TOURIST STRANDED IN GREECE? NO WORRIES! Greek Tourism Minister will pay you extra room & board. But only if you are a foreign tourist! Greek tourists and tax payers seem to be excluded. Greece ‘to pay costs for stranded tourists’ – …

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The Averof-Party: Can it get Worst???

Clubbing on a Battleship? That was yesterday! Modelling on a Battleship? That’s today! Queen of Noon Time TV, Tatiana Stefanidou, managed the unmanageable! She discovered and published, of course, pictures of the  AVEROF-Party Girls, posing on the private rooms of the AVEROF Sailors! High Heels on a Sailor’s Bed? Video …

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Snitching: The Only Weapon against Tax Evasion?

Angry Greeks “snitch” to combat tax evasion! An increasing number of “snitching” cases has been recorded at the Tax Control Offices (SDOE) since beginning of the year. According to Sunday newspaper Proto Thema, from January to May 2010, some 6.000 citizens have files complaints to SDOE. In comparison to 2009, the …

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Tupperware: Eat, live …and pay double!

Every fridge’s & picnic’s darling  Tupperware catalogue arrived together with my Sunday newspapers. Their slogan reads: “We eat healthy, we live well” After a short research and product compare on internet I must add: “and pay double!” Model Modular Mates 5 pieces- set same combination of oval boxes: Prices: € 94,00 in …

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The non-stop AVEROF-Party! New photos, video, fun!

That’s for sure catchy ! yup ! The AVEROF-Party! yeah… The wedding party on the historical battleship! Rrright! It turns to a non-stop Party slowly!   Kind of Clubbing on a Battleship! yeah….   Every time the Party “disappears” from the news , new details or pictures appear and… here we …

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Sudden Winter Outbreak in Greek Labor Market!

I have been complaining the whole day about the heat-wave in Athens. A heat that went even higher as Greece bet Nigeria in Mundial 2010. But now, as we head towards evening, temperature drops. Not much, but enough to let me sit on a comfort chair and enjoy my plants and flowers on …

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Leo Patitsas Apology

Oh dear ! Leo Patitsas sent a letter of apology to Ministry of National Defense, I hear (TV) and read (WEB).  In the letter , the host of AVEROF-Party apologizes in case ” we did something wrong”. Why am I writing this post? Because 1) I am fed up with …

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Diaspora-Greeks: Ashamed of being Greek! ?

contributed by Blog-Fan: Thomas/USA  I am a Greek-American of the “diaspora” who can legitimately claim that I know both cultures fairly well.  In our US community, Greek-Americans are held at the highest regard. The level of respect and even admiration we enjoy in our community is more than obvious.  Before …

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15 dead Caretta-Caretta Sea Turtles washed up in Alexandroupoli

very good report from THRAKINET ( in Greek) – I made a short summary below Not one, not two but 15 dead loggerhead sea turtles (caretta-caretta) have been washed up at the beaches of Alexandroupoli, North-East Greece. Most of the lifeless bodies had injuries likely to have been caused by fishemen’s …

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